The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has received the 2017 Forbes Best of Africa Innovative Banking Award.
He was given the award on Friday by the President of Forbes Customs Emerging Markets, Mr. Mark Furlong at a dinner held at the Willard Intercontinental, Washington.
The President and CEO of Corporate Council on Africa, Florie Liser; Deputy Governor, Economic Policy, CBN, Dr Okwu Nnanna; the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele; former US Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Robin Sanders and a guest
L-R: The MD/CEO, First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Adesola Adeduntan; Director General, Debt Management Office, Patience Oniha; Group Managing Director, Diamond Bank, Uzoma Dozie; Deputy Governor, CBN, Dr. Okwu Nnanna; Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele; Chairman, Foreign Investment Network, Mrs. Olayinka Fayemi and the CEO, Unity Bank Plc, Tomi Somefun
Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, second right, during the World Bank-IMF conference in Washington DC
The ceremony took place on the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which was also attended by Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun.